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Hydrarctos Muizon 1978 (eared seal)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Otariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 72111

Alternative spelling: Arctocephalus (Hydrarctos)

Full reference: C. Muizon. 1978. Arctocephalus (Hydrarctos) lomasiensis, subgen. nov. et nov sp., un nouvel Otariidae du Mio-Pliocene de Sacaco. Bulletin de l'Institute Francais d'Etudes Andines 7(3-4):169-189

Parent taxon: Otariidae according to A. Berta 2009

Sister taxa: Arctocephalinae, Arctocephalus, Arctophoca, Callorhinae, Callorhinina, Callorhinus, Eumetopias, Eumetopiina, Neophoca, Oriensarctos, Otaria, Otaria oudriana, Otariinae, Otariini, Phocarctos, Pithanotaria, Proterozetes, Thalassoleon, Zalophina, Zalophus

Subtaxa: Hydrarctos lomasiensis

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Ecology: amphibious piscivore